Attempts at distributing candles that were to be lit during the song backfired when the crowd, which was already disorderly, instead created a bonfire. It's one of those songs you hear and are like 'Damn did this shit just come out? [6] After singing the poem to guitarist John Frusciante and drummer Chad Smith, they "got up and walked over to their instruments and started finding the beat and guitar chords to match it". Under The Bridge Lyrics by All Saints. I don't ever wanna feel like I did that day The city of cities This song is a cover of " Under the Bridge " by Red Hot Chili Peppers .

November 2007. Now that is a lie, I don't ever wanna feel After Kiedis cues "One time," a choir sings "Under the bridge downtown" and Kiedis sings "Is where I drew some blood/I could not get enough/Forgot about my love/I gave my life away" in between. It's hard to believe ", "100 Greatest Pop Songs Since The Beatles.

Vocalist Anthony Kiedis wrote the lyrics to express feelings of loneliness and despondency, and to reflect on narcotics and their impact on his life. A total of 424,799 singles have been sold in the United Kingdom.

All Saints's Under The Bridge (Live) music video in high definition. And he kisses me windy [37][38] "Under the Bridge" won the group "Breakthrough Video" and "Viewers Choice Best Video"; the band's video for "Give It Away" won "Best Art Direction". Kiedis is, however, notorious for being incapable of achieving several high notes in live performances;[1][40][41] the vocalist has noted that he sometimes forgets or rearranges song lyrics in the verses.

All the way (like I did that day) Lonely as I am, together we cry. [108] Tony Hadley covered the song on his 1995 album Obsession. The rhythm section displays a growing curiosity about studio texture and nuance. [42], At times Kiedis has also resented singing the song, especially during instances when he felt distanced from the song's lyrics. To gain access, Kiedis pretended that a sister of one of the gang members was his fiancée. [43] Nevertheless, sales of Blood Sugar Sex Magik skyrocketed following the show. Just thought id bring a quote by Anthony kiedis-Q- What did you think of All-SAints covering Under the Bridge? He plays a 1966 Ocean Turquoise Fender Jaguar behind the backdrop of a desert and an inverted cloudy sky. Take me to the place I love Need help reading standard notation or guitar tab? It won the "Viewer's Choice Award" and "Breakthrough Video" at the 1992 MTV Video Music Awards. [Verse 3: Shaznay] The intro changes between D and F♯ major chords before the first verse moves into E. The bridge and ending modulate to A minor. After struggling with heroin and cocaine addiction, he had been sober for roughly three years and felt that this had distanced him from his bandmates, who continued to use marijuana together; Kiedis felt that Frusciante was "no longer in [his] world".

All the way Sometimes I feel like I don't have a partner Sometimes I feel like my only friend Is the city I live in The city of cities Lonely as I am Take me to the place I love

This is just a preview! "[18], "Under the Bridge" was released in March 1992. I don't ever wanna feel like I did that day I'd spent so much time wandering through the streets of L.A. and hiking through the Hollywood Hills that I sensed there was a nonhuman entity, maybe the spirit of the hills and the city, who had me in her sights and was looking after me. [19] It spent 26 cumulative weeks on the United States Billboard Hot 100 chart, peaking at number two, behind Kris Kross' number-one "Jump". [3] He found a poem titled "Under the Bridge" in Kiedis's notebook and took an interest in the poignant lyrics. All the way I never worry, now that is a lie

In Europe, a single of only "Lady Marmalade" was also released. Take me to the place I love, take me all the way [35] Flea credits the video as "the thing that really made us break through the mainstream of American and worldwide pop culture". [29] Pause and Play included the song in their unordered list of the "10 Songs of the 90's";[30] and the song ranked fifteenth in VH1's "100 Greatest Songs of the 90s".